Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating custom actions, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Automation.
Now that we've worked with some of the built-in actions, as well as third…party actions, let's take a look at building some of our own from scratch.…I'm going to share a few techniques with you to give you some ideas on how to put…actions together, but feel free to experiment on your…own or record some of your own favorite techniques.…Let's reset the action panel…and make a new set. Putting in your name.…And of course replace your name with your actual name and actions.…
This set is going to contain things.…I also have a set that I've made that I'm just…going to load for reference as I design some of my techniques here.…And it's inside folder one - three here, my own custom actions alright.…I need to open up some images so I will chose file,…browse in bridge, and I have got a couple of photos here.…Let's just open those both up alright.…Selecting the action set that you made for yourself…I'll double click here and rename this, Rich's Actions.…
There we go. I'm going to start to record.…Clicking the New Item icon down here, which looks just…
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- Loading actions
- Creating a custom action
- Assigning keyboard shortcuts to actions
- Creating a droplet for an action
- Performing quick lens corrections
- Automating merging to HDR Pro
- Creating event-based scripts
- Working with layers more efficiently with actions
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Understanding Actions
2. Automate Commands
3. Using Scripts
4. Saving Time with Adobe Bridge
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